This month we are proud to honor Katie Miller, Pentagon MMA member since 2015, in our April Student Spotlight!
“You are never too old to try something new” Us: “What made you choose to join the Pentagon MMA family?” Jeremy: “My wife and daughter, who train here, encouraged me to try it out.” Us: “How is it to have your family training at the same gym?” Jeremy: “It is a great push. We encourage each other and it […]
“There is no substitute for hard work!” — Rich Brooks via Pentagon MMA Us: “What made you choose to join the Pentagon MMA family?” Rich: “I found PMMA through my Physical Therapist, Dr. Shakya. I had never trained in martial arts before nor had I ever heard of Muay Thai. After seeing a few classes, I became interested and asked Dr. Shakya if […]
Treatment and recovery from breast cancer can leave even young, fit women with frequent pain and barely a fraction of the energy they used to have. That was the case for Nicole Heydt. After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014 at just 22 years old, Nicole found herself in recovery more often than not. […]
A lot of people are a bit grumpy first thing in the morning until they have that first (and second, or maybe third) cup of coffee. For Pentagon MMA student Mark Felipe, Muay Thai is his morning coffee. “I find myself getting cranky if I’m not in the gym at least three times a week.” […]
Pentagon MMA student and Fight Team member Katrina Combs has a lot to celebrate. In June, she won her second title belt by first-round TKO at Cagezilla 46 in Ashburn, cementing her standing as one of the region’s premier female amateur Muay Thai fighters. Now she wants to go pro.
Jovan takes the win as the main event at the American Muay Thai League event this evening! Awesome work Jovan!!
Get to know one of the newest members of the Pentagon MMA family, Carl Schmurr. He talks about his journey back to muay thai, fight team training, and what it means to be the son of a breast cancer survivor. …